Randy Price Biography
Randy Price is a renowned American television personality known for working with WCVB-TV in Boston, Massachusetts. He landed the role in 2009 after shifting from WHDH-TV where he served as a lead anchor since 1998. However, Randy retired on May 20, 2020. He then returned to Massachusetts to join the EyeOpener crew as WCVB broadcasted the parade on TV for the first time.
One unique consideration that most of his members can always testify is that Price was the first U.S broadcaster to be openly gay. Before his resignation, Randy was telecasting live news coverage; weekday mornings on WCVB Channel 5, WCVB.com, and WCVB mobile apps.
Randy started featuring on screens in college on college radio. Later on, he went on to work with the United States Armed Forces Radio and Television service. However, this was just for the short term.
He then moved to KERO-TV, a television-based in Bakersfield, California, and moved to WTVG, based in Toledo, Ohio before getting a permanent job In Boston. Randy relocated to Boston to work with WBZ-TV from 1983 where he worked for 12 years. In 1995, he left the television due to alcohol-related convictions such as drunk driving.
A year later, Randy made a return to the screens after he joined WHDH-TV as a freelance reporter. However, In 1997, he was made a full-time reporter. Thanks to his excellent skills in the field. After this confirmation, everything else in his career rose steadily. It started with a shift to work as the morning anchor chair and then followed his promotion as the 5,6 and 11 p.m news anchor.
On February 4, 2009, Randy had his last newscast live on WHDH-TV for reasons not yet known to us. A few months later, the talented journalist was named the morning anchor at WCVB-TV Channel 5 in Boston. This is where he has been working all along.
Shifting from his career, Price is well known to England’s Civic and philanthropic communities. This is because of the commendable job he did in raising awareness while contributing millions of dollars for causes important to him and his viewers. Some of the issues he was much concerned about included; autism, veteran causes, Scouting, Alcohol and substance abuse, animal welfare, and LGBT issues.
Furthermore, Randy has received lots of honors and awards from humanitarian and professional bodies. These include the broadcast news industry’s highest honor; a national Edward R. Murrow Award for the best broadcaster in a wide television market. He also featured in Boston Magazine as “Boston’s Best News Anchor”
Randy Price Age
How old is Randy Price? Randy is 72 years old as of 2022. He was born on January 20, 1950, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the United States. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on January 19th every year.
Randy Price Education
Randy attended Louisiana State University where he studied broadcasting in college radio. He then went for short-term service in the United States Air Force at their Radio and Television Service.
Randy Price Husband
Randy is openly gay. Moreover, on January 3, 2007, he married his husband, his long-time partner, Mark Steffen. This was in a ceremony held on the steps of the Massachusetts State House in Boston. The duo lives together in Kittery Point, Maine. In their home, they breed world-renowned champion American Cocker Spaniel dogs.
Randy Price Retire on May 20, 2020
Randy had his last day at the WCVB station on May 20, 2020. This comes after working for more than four decades as a journalist.
Randy Price Net Worth | Salary
Price has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million. We currently don’t have the exact amount Randy earned as a salary. However, as per WCVB news anchor salaries, he earned between $48,774-$112,519 a year.